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Hero, Inc Part 1: Calling All Heroes

by Nate Cull

Superhero
1996

(based on 3 ratings)
2 reviews

About the Story

You play as J. Random Hero, Fairhaven's newest hero if you answer the call to duty from Hero, Inc. by entering their contest and performing several feats of heroism. Don't wait! Enter the contest now and you may win their Grand Prize!


Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: Release 3
License: Freeware
Development System: TADS 2
Baf's Guide ID: 102
IFID: TADS2-246C9F7FAA781F14EAFB868FBA74B432
TUID: fu9e102btvigqwpc

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Baf's Guide


A bizarre and humorous game in which a mail-order contest brings you face-to-face with the monstrous invisible villains responsible for all the problems you read about in the newspaper. You and a parcel of magical gadgets are all that can keep the sleepy town of Fairhaven from the clutches of the Nytemare Corporation. A small but detailed game with randomized combat and easy puzzles, meant as an introduction to a larger Hero, Inc game (not yet written). I look forward to the sequel.

-- Carl Muckenhoupt

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
Great intro to an incomplete game, June 5, 2017

I enjoyed this short superhero game. You play as someone who is interested in becoming a superhero.

You have special glasses that let you see the world differently. There's some random combat, and some clever puzzles, and then the game just ends.

It'll probably never be finished now, but it's still interesting to play. Check it out!


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